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Free Lance Star – Sticky stimulus cash a bad deal for Virginia

VA House GOPBudget, Featured

Virginia’s small business owners–like their colleagues nationwide–create about 70 percent of all new jobs in the state. But now they are struggling in the current economy. Some of these men and women have seen demand for goods and services decline. Others cannot obtain the needed credit to expand and diversify in order to stay competitive. In such difficult times, we … Read More

Kerry Bolognese Files for the 41st House Seat

VA House GOPCampaigns & Elections

Kerry Bolognese has filed to enter the race for the 41st District House of Delegates seat. The 41st district represents the Burke-Springfield area of Fairfax County. From the campaign: Bolognese Files for 41st VA House Seat SPRINGFIELD, VA (March 24, 2009) – Kerry Bolognese of West Springfield announced today that he has filed all the necessary forms for his candidacy … Read More

Setting the Record Straight on MR Waivers

VA House GOPFeatured, Health Care

Delegate Phil Hamilton sets the record straight on MR Waivers: Setting the Record Straight on MR Waivers In a recent e-mail response to a question to the Governor about MR waivers, the Secretary of Health & Human Resources, Marilyn Tavenner wrote, “…Fortunately, the federal stimulus package enabled the Senate Finance Committee to restore funding to the Medicaid waiver program and … Read More

Campaign Announcements

VA House GOPAnnouncements, Campaigns & Elections, Featured

As the session completed the members of the House of Delegates began to focus on re-election.  Announcments about re-election plans are being prepared and those seeking to challenge incumbents are beginning to come forward. The Republicans have a strong team starting to line up for this year’s election. Already announced Jim LeMunyon and Tag Geason are two candidates that are … Read More

Tag Greason Announces Bid for 32nd

VA House GOPCampaigns & Elections

Thomas A. “Tag” Greason has announced his intention to seek the seat in the Virginia House of Delegates that represents the 32nd district.  The 32nd District includes parts of Loudon County. Tag is a graduate of the United States Military Academy and holds a MBA from George Mason University.  Tag currently serves as Executive Vice President at Current Analysis.

LeMunyon for the 67th

VA House GOPCampaigns & Elections

On Saturday, March 14th Jim LeMunyon announced his intention to run for the Virginia House of Delegates 67th District.  The67th district includes Western Fairfax and the area around Dulles Airport. Jim LeMunyon is a 26-year resident of Northern Virginia.  He and his wife, Robin, have three children who are recent graduates of Oakton High School, and who now attend college … Read More

Delegate Todd Gilbert Announces Bid for Re-election

VA House GOPCampaigns & Elections

Delegate C. Todd Gilbert has announced that he will seek another term in the Virginia House of Delegates representing the 15th House District which includes the counties of Shenandoah, Page, Rappahannock and a portion of Rockingham County. First elected in 2005, Delegate Gilbert’s re-election bid will be based on the principled and effective leadership that he has offered on behalf … Read More

House of Delegates Pass 2009 Budget Amendments

VA House GOPBudget, Featured

The House of Delegates has passed the 2009 budget  amendmentss on a resounding 90-8 vote.  The budget amendments for this year are a significant move forward for the state in the areas of health care and public safety. The Governor had proposed signifcant cuts to MR waivers, which enable families to seek care for their loved ones in or near … Read More

Times-Dispatch Profiles Hamilton Intern

VA House GOPFeatured

Soon-to-be Dr. Lesli Brown has been interning in Delegate Phil Hamilton’s legislative office in Richmond throughout the current session.  The Richmon Times-Dispatch provides a profile on this outstanding intern and her path to medical school as well as the state capitol. Because being a fourth-year medical student apparently isn’t challenging enough, Lesli Brown interned at the General Assembly this session. … Read More

Senate Thwarts Government Reforms by House Republicans

VA House GOPBudget, Featured

Highlighting the ongoing actions of House Republicans to improve efficiency, effectiveness, and transparency in state government, Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) and House Republican Majority Caucus Chairman Samuel A. “Sam” Nixon, Jr. (R-Chesterfield) today expressed disappointment at the defeat of many good open government bills that were squelched by the Democrat-led Senate.  The measures had won … Read More